Fundamentals of Property Tax Collection

This course focuses on law and practice governing the collection of county and municipal property taxes. It is designed to help new tax office employees learn the basics of tax collection while also providing a refresher for tax office veterans.

This course will be held via Zoom. Information for the Zoom meeting will be emaled approximately 1 week prior to class.  

Local Government Federal Credit Union offers scholarships to local government employees to apply toward tuition for conferences, classes, and seminars offered by the School of Government. There are four deadlines to submit applications:

  • March 1 (for courses starting between April 1 and June 30)
  • June 1 (for courses starting between July 1 and September 30)
  • September 1 (for courses starting between October 1 and December 31)
  • December 1 (for courses starting between January 1 and March 31)

Additional information

Certification: Required course for certification through North Carolina Tax Collectors Association. The final examination requires a passing score of 70% for certification approval.

Duration: This course will be delivered remotely via Zoom 10 am–1 pm. Additionally, there will be pre-work, delivered online prior to the start of the class. 

The final examination will be available online and taken through Sakai. Information will be provided via email 1 week prior to the start of class.

 

North Carolina Tax Collector's Association

Continuing Education Hours: 20. 

  • Online
    March 1 - 4, 2022
    View Scholarship Information

    Local Government Federal Credit Union offers scholarships to local government employees to apply toward tuition for conferences, classes, and seminars offered by the School of Government. There are four deadlines to submit applications:

    • March 1 (for courses starting between April 1 and June 30)
    • June 1 (for courses starting between July 1 and September 30)
    • September 1 (for courses starting between October 1 and December 31)
    • December 1 (for courses starting between January 1 and March 31)
    View Cancellation Policy
    Course participants who cancel their registration on or before February 21, 2022 will receive a full refund. No refund will be made for cancellations on or after February 22, 2022, but you will receive a transferrable credit to be used within 12 months. Click here to view the School’s full cancellation and refund policy.
    $385.00
    Registration and payment for this course grants access for a single attendee. In order to register a group of attendees, please register each person individually. If you have questions, please contact our registration office at registration@sog.unc.edu or 919.966.4414.

MATERIALS and Pre-Work 

Participants will receive a copy of The Machinery Act of North Carolina, 2019 provided by the N.C. Department of Revenue. Additionally, a copy of the textbook, Fundamentals of Property Tax Collection Law in North Carolina by Chris McLaughlin is generously provided by Zacchaeus Legal Services

**These books will be mailed out approximately 1 week prior to class. We will send a notification when we mail them. Be sure to add hutchinson@sog.unc.edu to your contacts so my email will not go into your junk/spam folder.  These books are reference and not required to have in class. 

Pre-work: You will have several videos to watch prior to the first day of class. The videos will be located in Sakai (our secure materials site). Instructions to access this site will be emailed approximately 1 week prior to class. Be sure to add hutchinson@sog.unc.edu to your contacts so emails to not go to your spam/junk. 

 

 
For all registration questions, resetting passwords, or login issues please contact:

Dale Zuckert

Assistant Registrar
919.966.4414
For questions regarding course details, including location, schedule, materials, and continuing education credits, please contact:

Susan Hutchinson

Program Manager, Local and State Government Group
919.966.4171
Professor of Public Law and Government